An Example of Why the Advice, “Be Careful What You Post on Facebook,” Is Good Advice

This 4th of July weekend, McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks posted a photo of himself with a big pike. He, his father and Democratic Party poohbahs go fishing in Canada the end of each June. Nothing wrong with that, … Continue reading

Jack Franks Still Running for State Rep. – Part 48

Readers like to connect dots. Those who take part in the comment section of McHenry County Blog know that. One has emailed me pointing out right after people started posting negative comments about Jack Franks and anti Franks memes on … Continue reading

Cundiff Reiterates Support for Prim for Sheriff

Former McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Captain Tony Cundiff left me a message about a week ago. We finally got in touch today. When he called he had just learned that his wife’s Facebook page had been hacked. A post had … Continue reading

Oakwood Hills Power Plant Supporters Use FaceBook to Oppose Gottemoller’s County Board Candidacy

The opponents of the gas generated electric power plant in Oakwood Hills have not forgotten that McHenry County Board member Joe Gottemoller was the attorney for the company that wanted to build it. While Gottemoller dropped out as attorney, hard … Continue reading

A Reason Sheriff Keith Nygren Hasn’t Used to Fire a Deputy – Facebook “Liking” of Prim or Harrison

Reading the Chicago Tribune today, I discovered a sheriff had fired a deputy for liking an opposition candidate on Facebook. “It is the internet equivalent of displaying a political sign in one’s front yard, which the Supreme Court has held … Continue reading

Zane Seipler’s Blog about Andy Zinke Seems to Find More Evidence of Politicking on Taxpayers’ Dime

If Undersheriff Andy Zinke is posting on his campaign Facebook page during office hours, does that mean he is violating the law? By firing Zane Seipler for a second time, the Keith Nygren-Zinke team have provided Seipler with a lot … Continue reading